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ORA-XQ-231-C: Need to specify the behavior of XPath context position matching predicate for unordered sequence

From: Stephen Buxton <Stephen.Buxton@oracle.com>
Date: 16 Feb 04 14:02:09
Message-Id: <200402162202.i1GM29G03373@rgmgw5.us.oracle.com>
To: public-qt-comments@w3.org

SECTION 3.9 : Unordered Expressions

Unordered Expressions, as defined in 3.9, returns a sequence of
items in a nondeterministic order. 
Consider the following XQuery example defined in 3.2.2 Predicates
by applying the additional fn:unordered() function:

(fn:unordered(21 to 29))[5]

Since fn:unordered() returns a sequence in a nondeterminstic order,
it should be clarified that the result can be any integer
value between 21 and 29.
The behavior needs to be specified in 3.9 and 3.2.2.

- Steve B.
Received on Monday, 16 February 2004 17:02:14 UTC

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